WorldCat Identities

Cohn, Arthur 1928-

Works: 61 works in 313 publications in 7 languages and 7,499 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Documentary films  Motion pictures  History  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Comedy films  Case studies 
Roles: Producer, Author, pmn, Other, fmp, Director, tlp, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Arthur Cohn
Most widely held works by Arthur Cohn
Central Station by Walter Salles( Visual )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew
Les choristes by Christophe Barratier( Visual )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in French and English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a teacher and amateur musician as he arrives at a boarding school for troubled boys in France soon after World War II. He forms a boys' choir and befriends a rebellious youth with an angelic voice and an outsider orphan while coping with the repressive environment instituted by the school's headmaster
One day in September by Kevin Macdonald( Visual )

33 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the shocking and incredibly true story of the brutal massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by a team of extreme Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany. From terrorist training in Libya to the terrorists sneaking into the Olympic Village to the tension-filled negotiations to the shocking conclusion at a German airport. For the first time, the lone surviving member of that extremist group speaks. Actual video shot during the crisis is used to help tell the story
American dream( Visual )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of the night: "More than a million Jewish children died in the Holocaust. This brief film is the result of a world-wide search for archival material showing some of these children. The footage we discovered - in the U.S.A., Israel, Britain, France and Germany - was often in extremely poor condition and always silent. It reveals the barest trace of what was lost"--Title screen
The garden of the Finzi-Continis by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italia en 1938, cuando los antisemíticos de Mussolini comenzaron aislar a los judíos de sus comunidades. Entre ellas estaba el Finzi-Continis, familia judía aristocrática forzada para que la primera vez reconozca el mundo más allá de su jardín
The children of Huang Shi by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's in war-torn China and inspired by true events. George Hogg is a young Englishman who leads sixty orphaned boys on an extraordinary journey of almost a thousand miles across the snow-bound Liu Pan Shan mountains to safety on the edge of the Mongolian desert. During his journey, George learns to rely on the support of Chen, the leader of a Chinese partisan group who becomes his closest friend. He soon finds himself falling in love with the Australian adventurer Lee, an unsentimental nurse. Along the way, Hogg befriends Madame Wang, an aristocratic survivor who has also been displaced by war. She helps the young Englishman, his friends and their sixty war orphans make their way to safety near the western end of the Great Wall of China
Abril despedaçado = Behind the Sun by Walter Salles( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two families, who both grow sugar cane, have been squabbling over the ownership of a piece of land for years. The disagreement then turned violent. The Breveses, a much smaller family, have been suffering more than their rivals and a steady drop in sugar prices has also left the family with little but their pride. When the eldest son of the Breves family is killed, his father orders his next-oldest son to kill one of the Ferreira boys. He finds himself questioning the wisdom of this bloody rivalry, and he ponders his fate while spending time with his younger brother
Black and white in color( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in French and English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idyllic life in a French-African settlement is rudely interrupted in 1915 by news of war in Europe. The French gamely assemble a rag-tag army of native soldiers to try to capture a neighboring German settlement. The result is a classic farce whose comedy is enlivened by the antic clash of African versus European customs
Dangerous moves( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A senior Soviet chessmaster and his former star pupil, now a dissident living in exile, square off in a highly publicized chess tournament. Both become pawns in a much larger game, however
A Brief vacation( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clara is a factory worker whose life has become exceedingly grim. She, her two children, and her husband are living with his family, while he is laid up (and off from his job) with a broken leg. Her brother-in-law is a lay-about; her peevish mother-in-law worships her sons and exploits Clara, the only working adult in the household. One day she passes out on the factory floor, and the National Health Service diagnosis of tuberculosis is justification for sending her to a sanatorium in the mountains. There she meets a young man, and falls desperately in love. If, as Appollinaire said, "Sickness is the vacation of the poor," what will happen when Clara is well?
Woman times seven : 7 stories of adultery by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seven sexy stories of love and adultery set against a Paris backdrop. Widow, seductress, model wife, or passionate lover, Shirley Maclaine stars in the seven roles of a woman's life in seven sketches
Sunflower by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a married Italian couple who are separated by World War II and then meet again years later in Russia only to realize that they cannot recapture the past
Two bits by James Foley( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is August 26. It is 1933. During the heat of summer in an Italian neighborhood in South Philly, it is the day that La Paloma--the newest movie theater in the neighborhood--opens. Until 6 pm, there is a special rate: get in for only 25 cents. Movie-mad Gennaro sets out to get two bits, spending all day roaming the streets, looking for odd jobs that will pay enough for him to afford a matinee. Gennaro's quest takes place in an America where the only thing scarcer than money is employment. When he finds his pockets are still empty after a day of unforgettable adventures, his mischievous Grandpa offers him an intriguing bargain
Il giardino dei Finzi Contini = Le jardin des Finzi Contini by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in Italian and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Italy in 1938, when Mussolini's anti-Semitic edicts began to isolate the Jews from their communities. Among them were the Finzi-Continis, an aristocratic Jewish family forced for the first time to acknowledge the world beyond its fenced garden
Central Station( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in Portuguese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young boy witnesses his mother's accidental death, a lonely retired school-teacher reluctantly takes the child under her wing
Rory's way( Visual )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rory, a rugged Scotsman, reluctantly leaves his beloved Hebridean island and travels to San Francisco to seek medical treatment. Moving in with his estranged son, Rory sees his life transformed through a newly found bond with his grandson
Unruheherd Mittlerer Osten by Arthur Cohn( Book )

4 editions published in 1953 in German and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophia Loren award collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vittorio D: a feature length documentary about director Vittorio De Sica
Russendisko( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Three young Russian friends--Vladimir, Andrej and Mischa--move to Berlin just afer the fall of the wall. Based on a best-selling German book, Russendisko is the story of their adventures in the city in the early 1990s."--Euronews
One day in September : DVD]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They were billed as the 'Olympics of Peace and Joy' but became the Olympics of terror--Munich 1972. An extreme Palestinian group called Black September held 11 Israeli athletes hostage in the Olympic village while the world looked on. Using extraordinary archive footage, music and interviews with those who took part (including the only surviving member of the Black September group), "One day in September" tells the dramatic story of what happened in Munich during those 21 hours"--Container
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The garden of the Finzi-Continis Il giardino dei Finzi Contini = Le jardin des Finzi Contini
The garden of the Finzi-ContinisThe children of Huang ShiBlack and white in colorIl giardino dei Finzi Contini = Le jardin des Finzi Contini
Alternative Names
Arthur Cohn film producer

Arthur Cohn filmproducent uit Zwitserland

Arthur Cohn producteur suisse de cinéma

Arthur Cohn productor de cine suizu

Arthur Cohn produttore cinematografico svizzero

Arthur Cohn Schweizer Filmproduzent

Arthur Cohn Swiss film producer

Артур Кон

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ארתור כהן

آرثر كون منتج أفلام سويسري

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アーサー・コーン (映画プロデューサー)